Side chair

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1818

GUSN

GUSN-17369

Description

Klismos side chair. Saber legs are rectangular in cross-section and have widely spaced reeding. Front rail similarly reeded. Crest rail features delicately carved rectangular tablet with crossed torch and quiver over a bow with swags. Middle slat of back with carved rosettes. Ears scroll toward the back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

side chairs
chairs (furniture forms)
mahogany (wood)
Chair
Chair, Side
Chair, Side

Additional Identification Number

29.1919

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

33 x 19 5/16 x 16 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sumner Appleton Weld

Accession Number

1964.392B

Places

Massachusetts (United States)